Road Brokerage Operator / Freight Forward - North East Lincolnshire

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Transport - Operations
Ref: 38 Date Posted: Monday 26 Nov 2018
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We are delighted to be working with our client who is is a leading provider of export and import Land Transportation services from the UK and Ireland throughout Europe. Each one of their UK and Irish depots offers daily services connecting through their pan European network to all parts of the continent.

PURPOSE 

The post holder will join a small & dynamic Road Brokerage Team and will be responsible for generating new revenues and supporting the internal & external sales teams. 

 

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY 

*  Source and procure Load Capacity to and from Continental Europe 

*  Working with the wider Group Network and External Carriers to procure reliable and economical options for Spot business enquiries 

*  Spot pricing and quoting for regular business both externally from customers and to support the Internal and External sales teams in their daily activities 

*  To meet or exceed agreed commercial and sales KPI’s  

*  Actively create opportunities and secure new revenues for the growth of the business 

*  Generate and convert business leads through existing key accounts and new potential customers 

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

At least GCSE (‘O’ level) standard including minimum grade C in Mathematics and English Language  

 

REQUIRED SKILLS 

*  Ability to negotiate  

*  Natural ability to identify opportunities including through cold calling, and to convert into sales 

*  Strong and concise communication skills, both written and verbal 

*  Good grammatical and numerical skills 

*  Fully competent with IT including Microsoft Office applications (Word / Excel / Power point / Outlook) 

 

EXPERIENCE 

*  A good knowledge of the European Road Freight market and market rates would be a strong advantage 

*  Sourcing of forwarding and movement of goods provision 

       *  Experience and/or a background within Road Brokerage would be a distinct advantage 

*  Experience of large scale projects requiring innovative sales solutions  

*  Good understanding of transport and logistics industry 

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION 

  • *  Organised and accurate with good attention to detail 

  • *  Self-motivated and able to work to strict deadlines in a fast paced, customer focused environment 

  • *  Good interpersonal skills and a genuine team player  

  • *  Effective personal time management skills and the ability to prioritise task